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this morning. -- a fairly mild start to the morning. over to lisa baden. >> thank you. right now, we're watchin traffic moving slowly on 66 and 95. just the growing volume. no accidents to report. good on route 5, route 4. an accident on cedar filled wrote, do not worry about it. -- on cedwe're moving nicely ang to 270 traffic. southbound at father hurley boulevard is the topside of your screen. notice the pace is still steady and pretty even even though the volume is heavier. back to the news desk. >> thank you. >>> for the second time this year, two metro trains collided. >> 3 workers were hurt. no passengers were on time. this happened early sunday morning at the west falls church will york. kathy park is there live. >> a lot of safety questions and concerns this morning. metro said that is before the june 27 crash is still fresh in the minds. it killed nine people. the incident on sunday involved three employees. no passengers were on board. the train was heading into the railyard behind me. the question of safety is on the minds of metro riders after a crash on sunday. a train headed in fo
thursday morning. we will check in but lisa baden in just a minute. >> brian van de graaff begins our storm watch coverage. it is a rough morning. >> it is indeed. windy and gusty. the winds are whipping. the wind combined with the rain is making for a raw day. we have bands of rain. heavier amounts down to the south and east. there are advisories' along the bay for coastal flooding. around here, driving wind and a driving rain. 40's will be the best we can do all day long. let's check in on the traffic. >> driving slowly is traffic from springfield to tysons because of deep water where the two right lanes are closed between arlington boulevard and 66. watch out for treat debris. here is the pace of traffic on 270 into rockville and gaithersburg. 95 in virginia with the camera bouncing around. look at all of the headlights up to the beltway. now back to the news desk. >> thank you. >>> pamela brown continues our coverage. she is live in alexander with more on this state of emergency in the commonwealth because of all of the rain. >> it is called, wet, and a windy today. it is the theme for
starling, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> welcome back. the virginia governor's office is back in republican hands. bob mcdonnell easily beat creigh deeds with about 60% of the vote. republicans also won the lieutenant governor and attorney general's race is. the search continues in cleveland for more bodies at the home of a convicted rapist. anthony soul will be arraigned this morning. at least 10 bodies have been found in his home since last week. most of the women were strangled. more violence in afghanistan. five british soldiers were shot and killed yesterday. nato says the troops were at afghan police checkpoints when someone picked up a gun and started firing. >>> congress may fail to meet the year-end deadline for passing health care legislation. harry reid said we're not going to be bound by any time lines. officials say it could be next month before senate debate begins in earnest on that issue. >>> house republicans have some preliminary paperwork for health care bill of their own. th
and clouds mixing together. cooler. a nice fall day. upper 50's. let's say good morning to lisa baden. >> we have slowed traffic on 66 east in manassas. a stalled vehicle is now been moved onto the shoulder. 95 at virginia delays. i-395 is good. southbound 270, you will line up to get past 109 on to the truck scales. back to alison and doug. >thank you. >>> we are still following a developing story out of rockville. a water main break has left parts of tuckerman lane under water. we'll keep you up to date throughout the morning. >>> a show of support for a family in mourning. >> a neighborhood came together to remember oscar fuentes. he was murdered inside his home saturday night. we have new details. courtney robinson is live in northwest with more. >> good morning. city leaders closest to the investigation say they are closed to an arrt in this case this morning. you can still see candles from the vigil blessed by burning. in honor of oscar fuentes. as the community and family mourned the death, they are also seeking justice for oscar entes. >> we want the person to be behind bars. >> on s
has investigated with stunning results. >>> and the time of her life. patrick swayze's wife, lisa niemi on the love story and lessons about grief as she joins us ahead. and it's so good to have you with us. good morning, america. diane sawyer with robin roberts on this tuesday, november 3rd, 2009. another election day. >> not exactly super tuesday but a few tight races across the country closely being watched for what could be an indication of the country's political mood and the obama administration. >> new jersey and virginia and a special congressional election has vice president biden in a public sparring match with sarah palin. for more to john berman. good morning, john. >> reporter: good morning, diane. from watertown, new york, where the polls are now open. this is ground zero for one of the most contentious races in the country. it's also the site of the latest debate between joe biden and sarah palin. palin versus biden. sound familiar? no, not a replay of last year but proof that in the final minutes of this campaign the big guns are showing up big time. the neck and ne
mckelway, alison starling, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> in our top stories, and maryland store owner shot and killed in would-be robber. police said two men tried to hold up a store at 9:30 last night. the owner managed to wrestled the gun and shot him. the robber died at the scene. >> the number of soldiers suicides will likely be higher than last year, but they are making progress on the problem. 140 active-duty soldiers and national guard soldiers have taken their own wives. those numbers have tapered off in recent months. >> the astronauts will do one last check for any signs of damage before docking later today. they will deliver 15 tons of parts to the space station. >>> new recommendations ncerning mammograms have many women concerned and worried. most women do not need mammograms in their 40's and should get one every two years starting at age 50. it is a break with the american cancer society's longstanding position. some are worried that health insurance will use this as an ex
. we'll talk about a cooler but sunnier day tomorrow. lisa baden, traffic should be light now. >> i certainly hope so. we will find a lot of blues or use it vacationers. traffic patterns will start to change. -- will find a lot of loosuse it or ose iuse it vacationers. this is to get into montgomery county on 270. everything looks like it is moving nicely around the beltway. nothing in northeast. southeast looks time. troubled times are normal between richmond and baltimore. >> thank you. >>> 5:12, 55 degrees. >> will wall street find comfort in the holiday shopping season? >> new developments from the police ambush in washington state. police may have a person of interest cornered. police may have a person of interest cornered. but we're also in the showing-kids- new-worlds business. and the startup-capital- for-barbers business. and the this-won't- hurt-a-bit business. because we don't just work here. we live here. these are our families. and our neighbors. and by changing lives we're in more than the energy business we're in the human energy business. chevron. remember when conne
, meteorologist brian van de graaff, weather, and lisa baden, traffic. this is "good morning washington," on your side. >>> in our top stories, a computer glitch will likely cause more traffic headaches in montgomery county today on a countywide basis. the system that manages all traffic light prevents the signals to switch to rush hour timing. it is still not fixed. buses are free today. >> the body count in the case of a serial killer in cleveland is now up to 11. investigators plan to tear apart the walls and look for more remains. only one victim has been identified, 853-year-old woman. >> the united nations is relocating more than half of its workers in afghanistan. there was a taliban attack last week that left five staffers dead. >>> we have been hearing a lot about the swine flu vaccine shortage. the supply of a key drug used to treat children is also running low. that drug is a liquid pediatric version of tamiflu. one company has a monopoly on the drug. they say they continue to meet u.s. requirements. there is a safety net. >> the government can step been on the monopoly, pay the manufa
. the commute will be a little bit slower. it does get better for the weekend. let's check in with lisa baden. >> things are not rolling. traffic out of maryland to get into virginia using the three lanes, not a good idea. you can see the through lane traffic with delays that begin after saint barnabas road. they are clearing construction on the beltway at telegraph road. the right side of the screen, the far right is local lanes traffic and whirling better than the through lanes. that is out of maryland using the wilson bridge. now to alison and doug. >> thank you. >>> a crackdown on hov violators. >> this is the second stage of an ongoing campaign. police are trying to keep things clear. pamela brown has more on that. good morning. >> we are giving you fair warning. the eighth of the crackdown is just now under way. if you're driving with fewer than three people, there is a good chance you'll get a ticket. the first offense will cost you $125, all the way up to $1,000 for the fourth offense. they issued 89 tickets. many of them were first offenders. troopers will be on 395 and 95 this morni
on this thanksgiving morning. doug is off today. lisa is off. we're holding down the fort. >> 50% of the team. >> and the weather. some big-time fog. yesterday we had a little sunshine peek in. did you see it? >> i did. >> let's take a look outside. you can see the washington monument? no, you don't see it. 42 now. 44 in bethesda. the dew point very high. dense fog advisory for the entire area. maybe a few peeks of sunshine for your thanksgiving. rain should hold off until later. not a bad day, all in all, upper 50's. >> ok, brian, thanks. we'll see you in a few minutes. lisa is off on this holiday but if you're headed out to drive somewhere this morning make sure to use caution because of the dense fog. right now we have a report of a crash that is tying up the northbound lanes of route 210 at livingston road. authorities are at the scene. no one was hurt. as we mentioned before it is difficult to even see the roadways. just a few head lictes every now and then. our top story this thanksgiving morning, the first fily's first state dinner has turned into a security nightmare for the secret se
just one company makes it. lisa stark has details. >> reporter: with so many children fightg the h1n1 virus, there has been a huge demand for the liquid pediatric version of tamiflu. the government has now released its entire emergency supply. >> one of the reasons to release the stockpile is to make sure that no child is without medicines who needs to have medicines. >> reporter: it's hard to quantify exactly how much of a shortage there is of the pediatric tamiflu. at this maryland pharmacy, they're only able to get enough for about one patient a month. so pharmacists a making their own children's liquid tamiflu by taking the more powerful adult capsules and diluting them. >> this has to be made this way for the foreseeable future. >> reporter: why the shortage of tamiflu? the drug is made by just one company, roche pharmaceuticals. roche didn't invent tamiflu but bought the license to manufacture this now-critical drug. it's become a huge moneymaker. sales quadrupled over the past year. despite the shortage of liquid tamiflu, roche says there are plenty of capsules for both adults
'm juju chang. >>> joining us now is a pediatrician, dr. lisa thornton. this is so close to my heart with two little kids. so, let's talk about the risks of overscheduling. they do need some amount of downtime. what does do for a kid? >> kids need time to daydream and think and be creative and make up games. so when everything's constantly scheduled they don't do that so creativity is not as spontaneous. >> yeah, it's true. kids will play with a box if they get bored. that's good to allow some of that. >> it is, and children shouldn't feel have to perform to get their parents eye attention. so if they understand mom and dad really want them in all of these activities, they get the message it's all about them being in activity not being themselves. >> lot of it is keeping up with the joneses, everybody in your school district is doing tee ball. you feel like you have to do it, too. >> but you don't. >> what are the warning signs? >> one of the keys is that if their schedule is so frantic that you're frantic, it's probably too much. >> uh-oh. >> because they're going to take their cues
. it is 8:25. let's begin with a look at traffic and weather. joe conway is in for lisa baden. >> we have all the shoppers on the road. that is what is keeping the interstate clear. the belt way through silver spring, things are moving well let me tell you about road closures in northwest washington. there is a funeral for abe pollin at the national hebrew congregation. the road closures in the area will be most of the day. >> we see some clearing overhead. we have a sunny morning but limited sunshine today, limited to the morning area because of the clouds that are moving out and they will be replaced by clouds rolling in from the north. temperatures right now are near 40. there is a time lapse of showing the gray skies. it is clearing overhead but there will be more rolling clouds later. the forecast today calls for added clouds later on and that may bring a few sprinkles and maybe some flurries north and west of the metro. the highs will be near 50 but it will not feel like that because of the gusty winds. for the weekend, a lot of sunshine and by sunday, sunny, near 60. >>> will be ri
. lisa ling has a look at efforts to keep the industry clean. >> see? darren james. >> reporter: darren james once led a busy life as a porn star. at the height of your career how many women were you having sex with? >> sometimes it could be ten women in an orgy scene, nonstop. >> reporter: all part of a job darren did successfully for nearly eight years. until 2004 when darren got the call all porn performers dread. >> i get that call, everything stops. i had the virus. my whole world just crashed. >> reporter: so, you don't know how you got infected? >> i don't. >> reporter: did you infect people? >> three girls. i ew them. i felt bad. >> reporter: darren's hiv infection shut down southern california's porn industry for a month. and when his identity as the original infection was made public, he says the isolation that followed drove him to attempt suicide. >> i know porn ain't the best business in thworld but it's all i had. >> reporter: darren is now campaigning to make condom use mandatory in adult film. he predicted years agois infection would not be the last the industry would se
all of the 19 name brand products studied and the consumer group says that could be dangerous. lisa stark has more. >> reporter: "consumer reports" says the results of its bpa tests offer a snapshot of what consumers will find in the grocery store. and they say it is not a pretty picture. >> "consumer" cannot tell how much bpa may have gotten into the food in any canned food item that they pick up, and the story here is, you don't know. and you can't know. >> reporter: bpa is a chemical that has long beensed from everything in baby bottles to the lining of canned goods. some studies have linked bpa exposure to reproductive problems and increased risk of cancer and diabetes. consumers union found the highest levels of bpa in canned goods. del monte green beans and progresso vegetable soup. >> one serving for a small child of those green beans would actually cause that child to ingest a dose close to the level that already causes harm in animal studies. >> reporter: the tests even found the chemical in vital choice canned tuna, marketed as bpa-free. the company says it is dismayed and
this friday morning. we begin with joe conway. he's in for lisa. hi, joe. >> hi alison. we're looking live at the lighter than usual volume on this friday. not a federal holiday, though, so many folks do have to work. downtown reverseible roads will carry their normal pattern. want to go to the quick map. as you approach connecticut avenue before georgia avenue, stay tthe right because of crash there. near arena drive in prince george's county, stay to the left. now the inner loop near 66. alison? adam? >> we're all here today, right? here's a look at our shower action. right now a little bit of light rain especially over southern maryland. temperatures on the cool side in the upper 30's in some spots. 34 at rea national, 42 at dulles airport and 43 at quantico. north and west we are seeing upper 30's. this rain will drift to the southeast and should be out of our viewing area. even just pushing out of the northern neck at that time. let's get to the lighter view with the northwesterly flow setting up. in the fall and early winter we see this. northwesterly flow. that flow hits the ridge t
they say there's nothing out of line. here's lisa stark. >> reporter: in a washington, d.c. conference room, experts from around the country gathered to scour for even the smallest clues that the h1n1 vaccine is causing dangerous reactions. dr. bruce gellen is the government's point man for the vaccine and says of the millions who have received the vaccine so far there have been 302 reported side effects. >> mostly sore arms, malaise, fever, things like that. >> reporter: nothing that would raise a red flag to y, oh-oh, this vaccine may not be safe? >> we're looking hard. we have many different systems in place. so far we haven't seen anything that worries us. >> reporter: the government's massive surveillance effort involves cross-checking lists of those who have received the vaccine with any later reports of health problems. data will come from health records from the department of defense, veteran affairs, the indian health service, medicare. and even from private health care plans covering 20 million americans. doctors and the public can also report side effects to a government vaccine
's raising customers concerns about passenger safety. lisa stark has more. >> reporter: as planes began backing up around the country, on the ground and in the air, the faa scrambled to unravel the glitch in the air traffic control system. >> i just walked in the airport, looked at the board, it said your flight's canceled. >> i'm tired and i'm frustrated. >> reporter: no one was going anywhere fast. extensive delays stretch from new york to atlanta to houston. by one calculation, the glitch may have caused as many as 2,000 flight delays. the problem began shortly after 5:00 a.m. eastern when a single circuit board failed in an air traffic control center in salt lake city. it meant controllers around the nation were no longer receiving information about flights electronically. instead, they had to resort to phone calls and manually inputting flight information into their computers. >> you have to type it into the computer and it's time-consuming and cumbersome. rather than the computer transferring that data around from air traffic control facility to facility. >> reporter: abc news lea
and the eye-opening figures about the number of illnesses and deaths. >> lisa stark reports from pennsylvania where vaccine production is stepping up. >> reporter: the new numbers expected from the centers for disease control today are likely to say some 4,000 americans have now died from the h1n1 flu. that's three times as many as earlier estimates. now, the cdc says that's not because the epidemic is more deadly than thought, but simply that they are recalculating the numbers to get a more accurate picture of the toll of this flu. the new numbers expected from the cdc will be based on a computer model looking at surveillance systems that the cdc uses to track influenza. systems such as hospitalizations, lab testing, and emergency room visits. thbest protection remains the vaccine. and there are still long lines to get it. here at sanofi pasteur, they are working 24 hours a day, seven days a week. this is the only company that is making the h1n1 shot in the united states. and has produced half of the nation's supply so far. sanafi promised 20 million doses by the end of october but delivered
at 9:00 eastern. meanwhile, lisa joyner, you saw her in the clip there. one of the hosts of "find my family." she's here now. good to see you. >> it's great to be here. >> you could see the emotion in your face. this is primal. you've tapped into something here. >> it's a race for the kleenex, bill. it literally is. when i tell these people, you've been sought, we found somebody, we can reconnect you, it's overwhelming. some of these people have been waiting all their life. most of their life to find out who this person is. to meet somebody who looks like them, for the first time. i remember, with ashley's case, she said. i'm polish. she never knew. >> you have no idea. this is so complicated. then, there's the feelings of the adoptive parents, right, as well? you have a personal experience in this, right? >> i have a personal experience. i'm adopted. i had a lovely home. my mother and father are my parents. we're not looking to replace parents. the people who raise you are your parents. what we're looking for is to reconnect and reunite. there's something innate, there's something p
the passengers. washington has been released on bail. >>> in orlando, former astronaut lisa nowak has pled guilty in connection with a bizarre plot to attack a romantic rival. before enis tensing novak apologized to colleen shipman for the pain she caused. it's been nearly three years since nowak drove across the country and confronted shipman in a parking lot. nowak will serve one year of probation. >>> a jury has delivered a stunning defeat to government in its first bid to prosecute corporate fraud related to the economic crisis. two former bear stearns hedge fund managers were found not guilty of lying to investors. their funds bet heavily in a subprime morage market at the heart of the economic collapse. prosecutors may now be less likely to bring cases like this to trial. >>> that cbs producer accused of blackmailing david letterman made his first appearance in court. joe halderman's lawyers tried to convince the judge to throw out the case. they claimed it was all a big misunderstanding. abc's carla wohl has the details. >> reporter: a clean-shaven joe halderman appeared in court where his
. lisa, good morning. >> it is a better morning. i am so glad that you joined us this morning. not much happening on the highway, lighter volume than expected. 270, it has let go of the delays. corot is moving nicely between the american legion bridge and tysons. -- river road is moving nicely between the american legion bridge and the tysons. as you can see, a jovi is not a problem at all. -- hov is not a problem at all. near the exit for the pentagon it looks great. taking us over to kane street, things are moving along nicely. the pavement is dry. is that going to change? >> it is. especially in southern maryland and through southern central virginia, to the west. temperatures remain sturdy, it will be gray would off and on showers through the afternoon. cool temperatures around 50, averaging out for this time of year. another system bring it showers late wednesday, and then some cold dusty wind comes through, it will be downright cold. >> on this monday we have encouraging news at the pumps going into the thanksgiving holiday. gas prices have dropped in the past two weeks. the avera
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